Definition of Attitude

1. Noun. A complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways. "He had the attitude that work was fun"




2. Noun. The arrangement of the body and its limbs. "He assumed an attitude of surrender"

3. Noun. A theatrical pose created for effect. "The actor struck just the right attitude"
Generic synonyms: Affectation, Affectedness, Mannerism, Pose
Derivative terms: Attitudinise, Attitudinize

4. Noun. Position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion).
Generic synonyms: Orientation
Specialized synonyms: Trim

Definition of Attitude

1. n. The posture, action, or disposition of a figure or a statue.

Definition of Attitude

1. Noun. The position of the body or way of carrying oneself; posture. ¹

2. Noun. Disposition or state of mind. ¹

3. Noun. A negative, irritating, or irritated attitude; posturing. ¹

4. Noun. (aeronautics) The orientation of an aircraft or other vehicle relative to the horizon, direction of motion etc. ¹

5. Noun. (ballet) A position similar to arabesque, but with the raised leg bent at the knee. ¹

6. Verb. To act with a strong attitude. ¹

7. Verb. To assume or to place in a particular position or orientation; to pose. ¹

8. Verb. To express an attitude through one's posture, bearing, tone of voice, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Attitude

1. a state of mind with regard to some matter [n -S]

Medical Definition of Attitude

1. An enduring, learned predisposition to behave in a consistent way toward a given class of objects, or a persistent mental and/or neural state of readiness to react to a certain class of objects, not as they are but as they are conceived to be. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attitude

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attitude (current term)
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Literary usage of Attitude

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"Experience has taught us the great importance of one factor— we have learned that performance of psychological tests is vastly influenced by mental attitude ..."

2. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"Experience has taught us the great importance of one factor— we have learned that performance of psychological tests is vastly influenced by mental attitude ..."

3. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"Experience has taught us the great importance of one factor— we have learned that performance of psychological tests is vastly influenced by mental attitude ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"Experience has taught us the great importance of one factor— we have learned that performance of psychological tests is vastly influenced by mental attitude ..."

5. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"Experience has taught us the great importance of one factor— we have learned that performance of psychological tests is vastly influenced by mental attitude ..."

6. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(6) Anomalies of Form and attitude (Local and General) As a result of general and local disturbances of tomis (or of the special coordinative functions ..."

7. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"Experience has taught us the great importance of one factor— we have learned that performance of psychological tests is vastly influenced by mental attitude ..."

8. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1899)
"The real point at issue, in my judgment, is:—What is the right attitude of the ... The thesis I shall defend is, briefly, this : — The true attitude of the ..."

9. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(6) Anomalies of Form and attitude (Local and General) As a result of general and local disturbances of tomis (or of the special coordinative functions ..."

10. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1899)
"The real point at issue, in my judgment, is:—What is the right attitude of the ... The thesis I shall defend is, briefly, this : — The true attitude of the ..."

11. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(6) Anomalies of Form and attitude (Local and General) As a result of general and local disturbances of tomis (or of the special coordinative functions ..."

12. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"Experience has taught us the great importance of one factor— we have learned that performance of psychological tests is vastly influenced by mental attitude ..."

13. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1899)
"The real point at issue, in my judgment, is:—What is the right attitude of the ... The thesis I shall defend is, briefly, this : — The true attitude of the ..."

14. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(6) Anomalies of Form and attitude (Local and General) As a result of general and local disturbances of tomis (or of the special coordinative functions ..."

15. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1899)
"The real point at issue, in my judgment, is:—What is the right attitude of the ... The thesis I shall defend is, briefly, this : — The true attitude of the ..."

16. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1921)
"This shows that true ' stabilization ' was not possible. When we instructed the O's to take a passive attitude toward the stimuli which normally gave ..."

17. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(6) Anomalies of Form and attitude (Local and General) As a result of general and local disturbances of tomis (or of the special coordinative functions ..."

18. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"It is the attitude which reveals the individual; and the attitude in turn is the result of organized modes of response. The paths in the nervous system ..."

19. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1899)
"The real point at issue, in my judgment, is:—What is the right attitude of the ... The thesis I shall defend is, briefly, this : — The true attitude of the ..."

20. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by New Jersey Health and Sanitary Association, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (American Heart Association) (1904)
"The Present attitude of Sanitary Science. JOHN L. LEAL, MD, OF PATERSON, ... Though this be the attitude of the science and of its more advanced followers ..."

21. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1921)
"This shows that true ' stabilization ' was not possible. When we instructed the O's to take a passive attitude toward the stimuli which normally gave ..."

22. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1921)
"This shows that true ' stabilization ' was not possible. When we instructed the O's to take a passive attitude toward the stimuli which normally gave ..."

23. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(6) Anomalies of Form and attitude (Local and General) As a result of general and local disturbances of tomis (or of the special coordinative functions ..."

24. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"It is necessary, however, to make a few observations in reply to M. Loudon's last note, since it attributes to His Majesty's Government an attitude which ..."

25. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"It is the attitude which reveals the individual; and the attitude in turn is the result of organized modes of response. The paths in the nervous system ..."

26. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"It is the attitude which reveals the individual; and the attitude in turn is the result of organized modes of response. The paths in the nervous system ..."

27. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1921)
"This shows that true ' stabilization ' was not possible. When we instructed the O's to take a passive attitude toward the stimuli which normally gave ..."

28. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1899)
"The real point at issue, in my judgment, is:—What is the right attitude of the ... The thesis I shall defend is, briefly, this : — The true attitude of the ..."

29. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by New Jersey Health and Sanitary Association, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (American Heart Association) (1904)
"The Present attitude of Sanitary Science. JOHN L. LEAL, MD, OF PATERSON, ... Though this be the attitude of the science and of its more advanced followers ..."

30. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by New Jersey Health and Sanitary Association, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (American Heart Association) (1904)
"The Present attitude of Sanitary Science. JOHN L. LEAL, MD, OF PATERSON, ... Though this be the attitude of the science and of its more advanced followers ..."

31. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"It is the attitude which reveals the individual; and the attitude in turn is the result of organized modes of response. The paths in the nervous system ..."

32. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1921)
"This shows that true ' stabilization ' was not possible. When we instructed the O's to take a passive attitude toward the stimuli which normally gave ..."

33. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"It is necessary, however, to make a few observations in reply to M. Loudon's last note, since it attributes to His Majesty's Government an attitude which ..."

34. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"It is necessary, however, to make a few observations in reply to M. Loudon's last note, since it attributes to His Majesty's Government an attitude which ..."

35. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by New Jersey Health and Sanitary Association, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (American Heart Association) (1904)
"The Present attitude of Sanitary Science. JOHN L. LEAL, MD, OF PATERSON, ... Though this be the attitude of the science and of its more advanced followers ..."

36. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"It is necessary, however, to make a few observations in reply to M. Loudon's last note, since it attributes to His Majesty's Government an attitude which ..."

37. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1921)
"This shows that true ' stabilization ' was not possible. When we instructed the O's to take a passive attitude toward the stimuli which normally gave ..."

38. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(6) Anomalies of Form and attitude (Local and General) As a result of general and local disturbances of tomis (or of the special coordinative functions ..."

39. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1899)
"The real point at issue, in my judgment, is:—What is the right attitude of the ... The thesis I shall defend is, briefly, this : — The true attitude of the ..."

40. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1921)
"This shows that true ' stabilization ' was not possible. When we instructed the O's to take a passive attitude toward the stimuli which normally gave ..."

41. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"It is the attitude which reveals the individual; and the attitude in turn is the result of organized modes of response. The paths in the nervous system ..."

42. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by New Jersey Health and Sanitary Association, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (American Heart Association) (1904)
"The Present attitude of Sanitary Science. JOHN L. LEAL, MD, OF PATERSON, ... Though this be the attitude of the science and of its more advanced followers ..."

43. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"It is necessary, however, to make a few observations in reply to M. Loudon's last note, since it attributes to His Majesty's Government an attitude which ..."

44. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"It is the attitude which reveals the individual; and the attitude in turn is the result of organized modes of response. The paths in the nervous system ..."

45. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by New Jersey Health and Sanitary Association, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (American Heart Association) (1904)
"The Present attitude of Sanitary Science. JOHN L. LEAL, MD, OF PATERSON, ... Though this be the attitude of the science and of its more advanced followers ..."

46. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"It is necessary, however, to make a few observations in reply to M. Loudon's last note, since it attributes to His Majesty's Government an attitude which ..."

47. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"It is the attitude which reveals the individual; and the attitude in turn is the result of organized modes of response. The paths in the nervous system ..."

48. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by New Jersey Health and Sanitary Association, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (American Heart Association) (1904)
"The Present attitude of Sanitary Science. JOHN L. LEAL, MD, OF PATERSON, ... Though this be the attitude of the science and of its more advanced followers ..."

49. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"It is necessary, however, to make a few observations in reply to M. Loudon's last note, since it attributes to His Majesty's Government an attitude which ..."

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